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What I Do: Alex Adsett on the Ins and Outs of Working as a Literary Agent

by Malcolm Neil For most of us, working as a literary agent seems like a dream. Reading books for a living, hobnobbing with incredible creators from all over the world, helping deserving authors succeed—it all sounds kind of perfect. And truth is, it can be quite dreamy. Of course, there’s more to it than just hanging out with authors and

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Rakuten Kobo Keeps Sainsbury’s eBook Customers Reading Digitally

Rakuten Kobo, a global digital reading company created by booklovers for booklovers, is working with Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand (part of Sainsbury’s, one of the UK’s leading food and non-food retailers), to offer Sainsbury’s customers the opportunity to transfer their eBook libraries to Kobo’s eReading service as Sainsbury’s exits the digital entertainment business. Both companies will ensure Sainsbury’s customers have

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Kobo Brings eReading Service to Taiwan, and Traditional Chinese Titles to the World

Taiwan’s booklovers have reason to celebrate this week, as Rakuten Kobo officially launches a local eReading service. The launch marks not only the arrival in Taiwan of one of the world’s most ubiquitous eReaders, but also the addition of thousands of traditional Chinese titles to Rakuten Kobo’s 5 million title-strong global bookstore. For readers of Chinese the world over, Rakuten Kobo’s

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Rakuten Kobo Partners With Waterstones To Keep Its Customers Reading Digitally

Rakuten Kobo, a global digital reading company created for those who put books at the centre of their lives, is working closely with Waterstones, the UK’s largest book retailer, to transfer its eBook customers to the Kobo eReading service. Waterstones will stop selling eBooks on its website, and its current eBook customers will have the option to transfer their digital

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 058 – Insights from Kobo Merchandisers

Episode 58 features an interview with Kobo Merchandisers Liz Hilborn (Manager of Merchandising) and Sarah Smith-Eivemark (Canadian Merchandiser) conducted by Mark Lefebvre, KWL Director. In the interview, Mark, Liz and Sarah discuss: What a merchandiser is and what they do at Kobo How merchandisers work with publisher sales reps to determine which books get featured in different lists such as

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